geographical name autonomous republic NW Republic of Georgia on Black Sea capital Sukhumi area 3320 square miles (8599 square kilometers), population 533,800 • Abkhas nounAbkhazian or Abkhasian adjective or noun

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  • Abkhazia — Ab•kha•zi•a or Ab•kha•si•a [[t]æbˈkeɪ ʒə, zi ə, ˈkɑ [/t]] n. geg an autonomous republic in the Georgian Republic, on the E coast of the Black Sea. 537,000; 3320 sq. mi. (8600 sq. km) Cap.: Sukhumi Ab•kha′zi•an ˈkeɪ zi ən, ʒən adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • Abkhazia — /abˈkaziə/ (say ahb kahzeeuh) noun an autonomous republic in Georgia, on the east coast of the Black Sea; formerly the Abkhaz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Georgian SSR within the Soviet Union. 8600 km2. Capital: Sukhumi. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

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